West Monroe, LA – West Monroe Police Department officials said the 21-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody on Sunday.
His name is Cornelius Thurman and he is charged with: aggravated battery; aggravated assault with a firearm; possession of a controlled dangerous substance; violation of protective order and illegal carrying weapon in the presence of narcotics.
This incident occurred right before 5 p.m. Sunday.
It happened in the 1000 block of North 6th Street.
West Monroe Police Department responded to a report of a battery complaint.
The responding officers made contact with the victim who said they were hit in the head with a pistol by Thurman.
The 21-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody.
A pistol and 17 grams of marijuana were found in his possession.
This incident remains under investigation.